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4-6 Grade. The South Florida National Parks Activity Guide for Teachers

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Foreward & Introduction (262 KB)

South Florida National Park Activities

Locating South Florida's National Parks (184 KB)

Park Vocabulary (167 KB)

Habitat Hunt (175 KB)

Habitat Hold-Up (141 KB)

Hurry for a Habitat (171 KB)

Everglades Baseball (206 KB)

Create a National Park (183 KB)

Water Activities

Water Poetry (188 KB)

Three Cups (193 KB)

We're Sponging Off the Everglades (172 KB)

The Water Watch (216 KB)

What's That Slippery Mess? (169 KB)

Who's Killing Our Fish? (236 KB)

Going... Going... Gone! (168 KB)

Shrimp Scampers (206 KB)

Environment Activities

Touch Boxes (193 KB)

Do You Sense What I Sense? (211 KB)

Riddles - Guess the Organism (186 KB)

What's So Special About the Everglades? (199 KB)

Where Have Our Plants and Animals Gone? (175 KB)

Create a Community (192 KB)

Incredible Shrinking Habitat (147 KB)

Swallow That Mosquito (177 KB)

Plant Activities

The Giving Tree (235 KB)

The Ecological Symphony (201 KB)

Celebrity of the Slough (160 KB)

Pineland Invaders (187 KB)

The Lorax Activity (214 KB)

Leaf Hunt (172 KB)

Algae: It Feeds, It Kills, Its Dying (194 KB)

Wildlife Activities

Animal Olympics (182 KB)

Population Interaction (165 KB)

Create a Food Chain (209 KB)

Fish Relay (166 KB)

Alligator Hole Ecodrama (177 KB)

Please Don't Feed the Gators (175 KB)

Camouflage Critters (247 KB)

Skeeter Wriggler Tag (181 KB)

Night Sounds (175 KB)

Build a Bird Nest (216 KB)

Why Alligators Look Like They Do (188 KB)

Survival: Risky Business (168 KB)

And Then There Were None (186 KB)

The Advertising Game (206 KB)

Win, Lose or Adapt (223 KB)

Native People Activities

Tell Me A Story (256 KB)

Designs of My World (816 KB)


Songs (273 KB)


Vocabulary (166 KB)


Resources (196 KB)


Bonus Activity: Beaks and Fish
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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The Everglades are often described as having only two seasons- the wet and the dry. Most hot summer days are punctuated by quenching afternoon thunderstorms that bring life-giving water to the park.